Heidelberg University

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World University Rankings 2014-15

Overall score ?
59.6
Teaching ?
52.6
International outlook ?
63.1
Industry income ?
41.6
Research ?
45.4
Citations ?
81.4

The ancient university was founded by Rupert I, one of the Holy Roman Empire's Prince-Electors, and it is associated with 11 German and foreign heads of state. In 1890, a natural sciences faculty was added. Today, it has 12 faculties, with more than 13,300 employees, and offers degree programmes in 100 disciplines to around 31,000 students.